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roughly three hours ago soderint taking so long for results to come in. roby chavez is live with the d.c. board of elections to explain what the hold-up has been. roby. >> reporter: shawn, a big problem tonight, as you just mentioned, voting results have been very, very slow to come in. folks, as you can see here, have gathered at the d.c. board of elections waiting for elections, waiting for elections, and the problem tonight has been the new technology. they have new software, new machines, and for some reason, those results did not come in until the last 10 minutes or so. i want to show you, this is where some of the members of the different elected officials have gathered to try to watch some of the results. and what we're watching tonight is off of a laptop here, and we're seeing the same thing that you're seeing. at this point, what we're looking at is the city-wide votes here for the mayoral race. let's take a look at this, and i'm going to do it the old fashioned way, with 40% of the votes, vincent gray's got 12 86 votes, adrian fenty's got 1841, and that's a total of only 3,171
going out to vote in d.c. in particular. will the weather cooperates? >> definitely. fairly comfortable temperatures. not as cool let the past zero mornings. we will take it. not bad. 16 marlon tinnon, 54 incumbents, 61 in fredericksburg, 59 in waldorf. low 60's for the most part. 60 degrees in la plata. a comfortable starts today. not a van afternoon. high temperatures in the low 80s. 82 degrees. a gusty breeze out of the northwest. we like that direction this time of year because that brings cooler, drier air. we will have gusts of 25 miles an hour later today. cooling tonight with clear skies. mid 50's tomorrow morning at a bus stop. back to you. >> thank you. >>> an increase in volume of traffic on 270 south out of frederick, 66 in manassas and between 50 and 123 is a little slow. northbound 99 slowing in woodbridge. 95 traffic in springfield, headlights moving nicely northbound. let's look at the geico camera, 270 looks good. the is approaching 109. back to you. >> thank you. >>-- delays approaching 109. >>> the battle in the d.c. mayor's race has been fierce. the incumbent mayor a
grew up in d.c. like all y'all. i want this to be the best city in the world especially for our kids. >> we thought we could win it. we feel confident we could win this election. >> polling places ope at 7:00 this morning and will remain open until 8:00 tonight. >> let's see what kind of day we will have for voters. >> tom is here with the latest on the forecast. >> did voting weather. off to a mostly clear start this tuesdaymorning. temperatures in the region are pleasant. it's 68 at the national airport. and in downtown washington, mid-60s. low 60s prince george' county. arlington, fairfax and montgomery near 60 degrees. good weather across maryland for the election. it's in the low 60s and upper 50s on the eastern shore inhe mountains of western maryland and west viinia. near 60 this morning. a few high clouds drifting from the northwest. we'll have quite a bit of sunshine today. a few high clouds fm time to time. highs reaching the low 80s. a bit of a northwest breeze. tomorrow more of the same although a bit cooler. a chance for rain moving in after sunset, thursday evening and
's verdict sparked a war of words between the police. the verdict claims that the d.c. police chief cathy lanier violated the whistle-blower act by retaliations rains three over -- against three officers. the fop wants her fined and fired but the attorney general said there is no evidence to sent the findings. paul wagner has more. >> reporter: the fop and attorney general are anxiously a waiting a judge's decision on whether the chief should be disciplined and/or fined for what the jury said was a violation of the whistle-blower protection act and each filed breves with the court arguing for and against and it's all up to a superior court judge. the jury's august verdict began with a lawsuit filed more than five years ago. when charles ramsey was the chief of police and cathy lanier was a commander. several officers, including martin freeman, seen here in the redskins hat, stepped forward to say the d.c. police department was illegally brokering security work for its officers at gallery place in chinatown. according to the lawsuit, the department retaliated claiming the officers engage
are pending on the female driver. this happened just before 9:00 in the busy section of d.c., adams morgan, the corner of 18th and florida avenue. the driver of the car behind us slammed into a well known ethiopian restaurant in adams morgan. fire officials say two female pedestrians were struck and transported with serious injuries. both are in their 20's. one of them is in very critical condition. the female driver at the scene was irate, detained with handcuffs, put in the police car. she was arrested and refused treatment at the scene. the car drove right through the front of the business, shattering the store front bay window. the police are trying to figure out exactly what went wrong here. >> i cannot figure out how she did it. taking out the entire restaurant and two people. this is a busy intersection, but coming down where she was, there is no sense to it. >> still a big police scene, trying to figure out what happened, interviewing witnesses, trying to figure out if the woman was speeding or not. this entire area between 18th and florida is completely closed to vehicular traffic
hitting d.c. schools where it hurts, why he says his kids can't get a quality education in a d.c. public classroom. >>> nuclear sites shut down without warning and tonight former top military brass reveal the stunning reason why. >>> we begin with the fox 5 storm force. our area under a flash flood watch tonight. good evening, everyone. i'm laura evans in for brian. >> and i'm shawn yancy. the rain letting up a few hours tonight but already round two is moving in and could pack a punch. fox 5's sue palka is tracking it all from the weather center tonight. >> for weeks we've been saying we need rain and we're getting it in some spots tonight but others sort of being left out from the big rainfall totals. several more batches to go, though, tonight. we'll take you straight to radar. much of the area hasn't seen much in the evening hours. we had a big round earlier today that affected some spots, montgomery and howard in particular with 1 to 2 inches of rain. i think you can see most of the heaviest rain is kind of scooting east mostly on the bay. we'll get in closer. this is where pretty h
to live in the d.c. region. the top 5. >> first, it is almost flu season. should you get a shot? if you're pregnant you should. number 5, doctors are expecting all women who are expecting to get a flu shot. less than a quarter of us women typically get vaccinated. >>> a new drug for people with multiple sclerosis. they developed a pill to prevent relapses of ms. it changes the immune system's response to the disease so they have fewer attacks and slows the progression of ms. >>> number 3, more job cuts in the d.c. area. d.c. payrolls dropped by 19,800 jobs, 6700 in maryland and 6500 in virginia. the biggest job losses were in michigan, california and texas. >>> number 2, it will cost you to buy a house in the d.c. region, bethes da ranks 20th on coldwell banker's most expensive houses in the country. average 4 bedroom ranks over 800,000. newport beach, california, is the most expensive in the country. the average four bedroom costs, the average, $1.8 million. >>> and number 1 tonight is a traffic alert if you're heading out. crews are closing all four lanes of southbound i270 south of e
, washington >>> d.c. council chair and mayor al candidates defending d.c. schools after president obama said his kids could not get the same quality of education as in private schools. he was responding to a viewer question. >> the fatheof two seemingly bright daughters, i want to know whether or not you think malia and sasha would get the same high quality education at a d.c. private school compared to the elite private academy they are attendinnow. >> i'll be honest with you, the answer is no right now. . the d.c. schools are struggling. terrific individual schools in the d.c. system. >> the president went on to say there are good individual d.c. schoos, you migh have heard. in response, vincent gray defended the quality of education in d.c. >> i wish he would think that because i think we do have excellent schools, both in traditional public schools and charter schools. and i think his daughters would get a fist-class education. at the end of the day every parent has to make the decision they feel is best for their chigz. >> gray said he would not make a decisions about michelle rhee unti
. >>> the morning storm left some in the dark. at one point petco reported 7,000 outages in d.c. and montgomery county. the number stands at 778. b.g.e. restored power to nearly 4,000 customers and only about 20 still waiting. dominion has 171 customers without power in northern virginia. we continue our team coverage in potomac in a community that's lost power with every storm. tracy wilkins tells us they are considering desperate measures. >> we have definitely seen worse weather than what we have had today, but for folks in river falls it doesn't seem to take much more than tis tonock out power. >> this year in particular has been very bad. there's always been power outages you wouldn't expect in this neighborhood. > reporter: now with light rain, no power again. but since so many of the homes of the community are on separate grids it's not a problem for everyone, just the same people over and over agai >> i have a 10-year-old afraid to be in the house when it rains by himself because he assume the power will go out. >> reporter: even with underground lines neighbors say the power outages pe
. >> very good. thank you. stick an for that. dc elections officials say they learned a lot from the primary. results didn't come in until tuesday night. the district has overhauled the elections process, but not all of the technology was cooperating. >> we are looking forward to the primary election being a baseline election for us, and every election from here on. we will make improvements. >> reporter: the executive director of elections says they got to keep accurate parts right but the third issue is speed an they expect to be faster in november. >>> as you know, vincent gray beat mayor fenty and he faces no republican opposition in november. so one big question gray has been asked is whether he will keep schools chancellor rhee. bruce johnson tried to get an answer yesterday. >> reporter: will you ask her to stay or will you wait until you hear what her plans are? >> no. we are not going to make personnel decisions until after the general election. >> reporter: some gray supporters like the teachers union, want rhee ousted. some others argue she should be urged to stay on for the sake
. they are dominating the conversation in d.c. and are likely to do so for some time to come. we have more on the growing strength of this conservative movement. thanks so much for joining us tonight. i want to start with christine o'donnell. another bombshell has dropped. >> the republicans are really struggling to figure out what to do with this. she is an unconventional candidate. it was thought that the republican who has been in congress along time was absolutely going to win this race. and they are not having a very good moment. >> there were some, quote, nutty comments that she made, and she was on "politically incorrect," where she talks about dabbling in witchcraft. >> i think we're going to see more of this. this is one more thing that adds to the egocentricity of her candidacy. -- and adds to the eccentric ity of her candidacy. it is a little odd. >> the tea party is celebrating this win. republicans are biting their nails right now. >> you heard charles krauthammer say over the weekend in "the washington post" that sarah palin and jim demint are irresponsible. >> it makes it th
story, d.c. will have a new mayor. 90% of 36 reporting, council chair vincent gray has defeated incumbent mayor adrian fenty in the democratic primary. gray came out here early this morning to declare victory. fenty's spokesman says he will concede the race. the primary victory in almost guarantees the results for greg. >> what is next for the new nominee, pamela brown? >> a busy night and busy morning at the washington corridor tel. a lot of enthusiastic supporters of vincent gray. gray has ousted mayor adrian fenty. a fenty spokesperson says that the mayor has conceded and that he will call vincent gray sometime soon. he was the youngest mayor and was a big backer of education. this was a referendum of controversial school chancellor michelle rhee, som said -- some say. vincent gray says that he wanted chancellor who worked with parents and teachers. he wants to bring character and integrity back to the mayor's office. despite a couple of jabs at mayor fenty, greg congratulate him for running a fierce campaign and asks the crowd to applaud his efforts. vincent gray will have a
will start with the d.c. bureau chief who is live out there. >> with this music blasting and these people dancing, i thought i was in a disco. they are obviously very happy people so far. they're hoping for a gray victory tonight. folks were passing out literature and waving gray signs. they're hoping for results that will help confirm the polls. >> based on our own modeling, it turned out about where we thought it would be. we feel very good about turnout in some of our strong areas. and we feel good about our ability to get out our own vote, even in the mayor's strong areas. i think we will be very competitive. >> one of the problems with polls in d.c. is that they are sometimes wrong. i still remember the 94 -- the 1994 election when marion barry won the race. they're hoping the polls are right this time. there were problems at various polling places. keep the pollsto open for an extra two hours. but a judge ruled against it. reporters are waiting for results. >> keep us posted. everyone is awaiting these results. >> coverage continues. 1% of the precincts are reporting. there is some
. >> the suspect is getting closer and closer. crazy stuff. >> i'm bruce leshan in dc where some smart people are trying to figure out how to cure our addiction to texting and driving. >> wayne irving is touring the country getting people to sign the pledge to stop texting and driving. in offering a simple app called sms applier. send him a text or e-mail and you get back this reply. >> i am currently operating a vehicle, is it okay if i text you when i get off the road? > at the summit, all kinds of companies are offering solutions. iq tellmatics is perhaps the most intense. >> i put my hands back on -- so people who are trying to get busy and take notes and write stuff down like that, they will not be able to use the system unless they keep both hands on the wheel. >> dc police set up a check point outside the summit today, looking for drivers who were texting or talking on their cell phones without a hands free device. >> i barely do it, i was trying to figure out what our time schedule was for our daughter's back to school night. >> i feel bad, because i'm late for work. >> they ha
impossible to fire bad teachers. it's impressive how my dues money supports politicians i don't even like. dc's teachers union has failed our kids, played politics, and now is threatening to file a lawsuit to block recent progress. find out more at teachersunionexposed.com/dc. thanks, teachers unions. >> the computer fiasco at virginia's dmv continues. thousands of people have not been able to get a license because of a computer outage since last wednesday. it could be out the rest of the week. sherri ly has the story. >> reporter: it's unusually quiet at the tyson's corner dmv, but that's not a good thing. for nearly a week since the computer outage, no one has been able to get a driver's license. >> you're not going to believe this. >> reporter: nick got a permit a month ago, lost it, and needs a new one, not just to drive but for work. >> i don't think i can get paid or anything until i have that because they have to verify all my information and everything. >> reporter: about 6500 people state-wide get their license in person each day. that's 39,000 people since the problem started, nearl
relationship the director had with d.c.. >> does genetically engineered cnn sound appetizing? it could join the traditional cnn sound appetizing? it could join the traditional fish that >>> we have the debate over genetically engineered salmon. >> the food and drug administration is debating whether or not to approve salmon that contains an extra growth gene. it makes to grow twice as fast. is it safe? >> jolie parker is live from the waterfront in southwest washington. >> a massachusetts company wants to market this salmon, but some people are hesitant to eat food created by science rather than nature. she visits the southwest waterfront about four times a week. she wants her food fresh and local. >> i would definitely not -- i am not the one to alter anything. >> the fda is holding a two-day hearing to determine whether to allow the fish to be used as food. biotechnology allows the salmon to become full size in half the time it takes traditional salmon. >> that rose up a red flag immediately. -- bad throws up a red flag immediately. >> the head of the massachusetts company says his produc
. >>> primary day in maryland, d.c., and six other states. local is getting the most attention of the district race for mayor. by the end of the day we could know if incumbent adrian fenty gets four more years or vincent gray will be taking over. pamela brown is live in southeast with the fight to the finish. good morning. >> good morning. if today is official primary voting day. election officials say that 22,000 people have already voted. they are expecting a turnout of 55% today. both top candidates will be allowed in full force crisscrossing the city, trying to get every vote they can. the top two candidates for d.c. mayor has been pounding the pavement oliver d.c. charles's in their efforts to get people voting. >> the most important decision to be made is who is the best person to lead the city the next four years. dealing with education, jobs, housing. i am the best person to do that. >> vincent gray has been ahead in recent polls of steadily, but supporters think it comes down to the fact he is a likable guy. >> he is a people person with a genuine love for the city. he exudes that. >>
fenty to win the democratic primary in the d.c. mayor's race. good morning. thanks f joining us for news 4 today. >> good morning to you on this wednesday, the 15th of september 2010. live look outside. 67 degrees. let's see wther we will have a really nice day today. >> looks like it so far. tom is here with the forecast. >> sunrise still 50 minutes away. it's beginning later and later. and this morning we have chilly temperatures to talk about under the clear sky. 63 at national airport. mid-50s in prince george's. much of fairfax county. of of montgomery county. low 50s. loudon and frederick, as well as into northern virginia. weather watchers reportg only near 50. west of the blue ridge, a little bit warmer. winchester, 58. rural areas, only in the 40s to near 50. eastern shore, mid-50s under a clear sky. lots of sunshine as high pressure is moving in. highs reaching near 80. tomorrow, increasing clouds. blustery, southerly wind should warm us to the low to mid-80s. needed rain thursday night. dry friday into the weekend. how is your traffic now, jerry? >> certainly picking up volume
plater reporting live. >>> new tonight a d.c. police officer on the wrong side of the law. officer mcguire is one of 12 indicted on charges in a drug conspiracy, the arrests part of a year long investigation into the trafficking of heroin and crack cocaine in northeast d.c. mcguire is on administrative leave, could face 10 years to life in prison if convicted. >>> take a look at this sketch. mcclain police say this guy tried to rob a woman sitting in her car at a traffic light. it happened around 4:30 last wednesday at lee highway and mary lee drive. the man got out of his silver sedan, approached the victim, showed a weapon and demanded cash. he got away with nothing. the victim drove off unharmed. >>> the voters have spoken and big change coming to the d.c. mayor's office. today after months battling it out on the campaign trail, adrian fenty seems at peace with the outcome while vincent gray says he is humbled and thankful. fox 5's laura evans here now with today's developments on that race. >> after months of campaigning, negative ads and animosity the two appear to be playing nic
and madison streets in far of the northwest d.c.. you can see behind me a fire truck has slammed into the side of a metro bus. we understand the fire truck was responding to a call about 10:00 this morning, traveling east on madison and apparently went through the south side, striking the metro bus broadside. as many as 22 people have been taken to area hospitals to be checked out. we are told none of the injuries is life-threatening. mostly back and neck injuries and some cuts and bruises. among those 22, four firefighters also taken to the hospital. according to witnesses, the fire truck did have its siren on. there is no explanation for how the accident occurred, but we understand from investigators that it is a very active investigation. they are trying to determine what transpired or who was at fault. again, collision between a fire truck and metro bus. as many as 22 people taken to the hospital but no life- threatening injuries. >> that is the good news. thank you very much for the latest there in d.c. meanwhile, the big news of the day. democratic shakeup in the district. grsay won 52%
. deciding the future of d.c. schools, today, the next mayor of the district and a controversial school chancellor are going head to head and they are trying to figure out if they can work together. we go live to nw, dc >> schools chancellor michelle rhee just showed up here at the wilson building. this is the first time that the two will meet face-to-face to discuss the future. the future of d.c. public schools could be decided today. for the first time since winning the primary, a democrat vincent gray will sit down with michelle rhee. >> i have been very clear on my education stance of what is important to me. some of those things are good at what she attempted to do. some of those are broader. i want to see how she envisions d.c. and sell larger education apparatus. >> the head of schools is going in with backing from the obama administration. u.s. education secretary arne duncan is a fan and michelle rey and would like to see her stay. the presumptive next mayor and chancellor have had a rocky relationship. vincent gray said he would consider hiring back more than the 200 teachers
back in the private sector after eight years in office. >>> we'll report on maryland and d.c. and all the districts all day and we will have results tomorrow night on news4 at 11:00. >>> residents in a quiet fairfax county comnity are stunned to learn that a murder there may have stemmed from a discussion about a speed ump. his neighbor, david patton, has been arrested. court documents show patton was previously charged with assaulting carr in june apparent because he was upset that carr had lobbied lawmakers to have a speed hump installed in front of his house. the two were due in court this week on that asslt charge. >> real, real sa day for the community. neighbors can't get along sometimes, and a silly thing like a speed hump can cau a tragedy like this. it doesn't make any sense, does it? >> david patton is being held without bond tonight. >>> the police in south florida are investigating the murder of a businessman from the d.c. area. the body of samuel del broco was found in his house last night. del broco was the chief executive officer. he frequently went to orlando for busin
the attention of the d.c. police chief. >>> coming up in sports, the redskins begin to trim the roster. al also, they make a move with malcolm kelly and find out why this nationals pitcher, his pe chevy chase bank is becoming capital one bank. with the most locations in the dc area, we figured they could use our help. ♪ down a bit. too much. [ crowd cheering ] [ grunts ] [ garth ] capital one bank. now with the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? with the most locations in the dc area, we figured they could use our help. ♪ down a bit. too much. [ crowd cheering ] [ grunts ] [ garth ] capital one bank. now with the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? >>> it's unlikely that two men from yemen arreed over suspicious luggage were planning a terror attack. that's according to u.s. officials. the men were put on a flight from chicago to amsterdam yesterday after missing a connection at dulles. one man had a bag containing a cell phone taped to a pepto-bismol bottle and a box cutter, among other items in his luggage. the second man had nothing su
: d.c. police say they had as many as a half a dozen officers at the funeral with activists trying to prevent trouble. >> there are some we believe were at the funeral and walked a couple of blocks down to get in their car. as they attempted to get in the car, presumably to get into the funeral procession, suspects approached the car and opened fire on the individuals in that car. >> reporter: witnesses say as many as two people jumped out of the overturned suv and ran off. another was transported from the scene and a fourth person was found dead inside. tonight, police are looking for a light-colored ford crown victoria. >> it was seen leaving from the scene and we don't know if it's directly related but it's seen leaving and we would like information on the vehicle. >> reporter: investigators are looking into the possibility that there was an exchange of gun fire. >> reporter: d.c. police are still working on this crime scene and still have u street closed all the way up to 14th street and we're at 10th street. they're still surrounding the m
. andrea back to you. >> with vincent gray all but certain to become the next mayor of d.c., this week we should learn more about the future of one of the key figures in at dry january fenty's administration. gray has a meeting scheduled with schools chancellor michelle rhee. kristen fisher joins us from d.c. public schools headquarters. >> reporter: good morning. ever spins vince gray won the democratic primary last tuesday, the big question following him is what will happen to d.c. school chancellor michelle rhee. initially at a press conference after the primary, gray said he would wait until after the general election before he made any sort of personnel decisions. now we are hearing it could be happening much sooner. here is why. rhee will be returning from vacation this week and when she does, as you said, she already has agreed to a meeting with vincent gray. the man who defeated her current boss. rhee said this the past she didn't think she could work with rhee. she called the outcome of the democratic primary devastating for d.c.'s children. as for gray, he was heavily critical o
. >>> still to come, a family of an man killed in a bridge collapse comes to an agreement. >> d.c. according come up we have an update on the woman whose belongings build several city blocks last night. >> why many people in d.c. chose city blocks last night. >> why many people in d.c. chose to give four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. >>> the parties have reached a settlement in the bay bridge accident that killed a truck driver. the family will receive $100,000 from the insurance company. bay worked his drop of the bridge to avoid a car. the man of the car admits falling asleep at the wheel. >>> now we have an update on a story you heard last night
andrews air force base. back to you. >> thank you. >>> it is primary day. d.c. voters cast their ballots today in the race for mayor. >> the race has been marked by scandal. the polls open in two and a half hours. pamela brown is live in southeast. >> good morning. both top candidates for d.c. mayor will be crisscrossing the city. locals open at 7:00 this morning. vincent gray will get on the center on alabama avenue. he's expected to make a stop and go to several other polling centers before the close at 8:30 tonight. adrian fenty will be on 13th street in northwest. he will make several stops as well. both candidates have been giving one last bid to get out the vote. vincent gray has been leading. some of his supporters say that he is an electable guy. adrian fenty has been pushing his track record of accomplishment to voters over the past four years. the pope's that -- he is hoping that will help them prevail. back to you. >> thank you. >>> besides the mayor's race, d.c. voters will choose candidates for council chair and and at large council seat. council seats ford's 1, 3, 5, 6. -
wrong. >>> and the d.c. mayoral election four days away, we're digging deeper into your no. 1 issue, education. >>> but we begin tonight with that crash investigation. thanks for joining us at 10:00. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm wisdom martin. the two victims in the crash are still in the hospital tonight. they want to know where the driver was in the hours before she hit those two student as long florida avenue. fox 5's roz plater is live to pick up the story. >> reporter: wisdom, there are new details tonight that may help answer part of that question. just behind me is the crash scene and tonight the owner of a bar not far away stepped forward to say that driver was in his bar about an hour or so before the crash. in fact, he has it on surveillance tape he turned over to police but that she did not seem intoxicated at the time. investigate on everies are now focusing attention on -- investigators are now focusing their attention on hours leading up to this crash where police say chamica adams crashed her car into this restaurant friday night striking and injuring two pedestrians. her
the primary. they will sit down for the first time to discuss the future of the d.c. public schools. it to be scheduled for noon today come eight days after the victory was devastating for schoolchildren. there were comments made by him to rehire some of the 266 teachers hired last year. he is keeping some support from the obama administration. arne duncan told the washington post he is a fan of him and like to see him in the sea of red the past week, if the king for to this conversation. >> thank you. a virginia woman will be put to death by lethal injection tonight. to lisa lewis to be the first person killed -- executed in virginia in years. they have refused to block the execution. a d.c. jet made a key ruling as they move closer to the murder trial. prosecutors cannot reference statements made by the statement. he is pleaded not guilty to first degree murder charges. >> if you plan on using interstate 270, the southbound lanes will close around exit 10. the closures will take place sometime between midnight and 4:00 a.m. on friday. still ahead, the rally to restore sanity is st
. matra has taken steps since blasterlast year's deadly blast appeared d. d.c.'s answer is still in limbo. they met for more than an hour at the building yesterday. they appear before the cameras after the long awaited meeting. she apears to bit a bit unhappy. >> we did not talk about her staying or going. >> they will meet again in the next few weeks. they will not make any personnel decisions until the november elections. which tried to talk to rhee after, the she said the chairman's statement to the only ones they were making today. >> it is for 30 7:00 a.m.. still to come, and the joy of pregnancy and the pain and morning sickness brit. >> president obama hit the world stage. the u.s. walked out at the un to we will tell you why. chevy chase bank is becoming capital one bank. with the most locations in the dc area, we figured they could use our help. ♪ down a bit. too much. [ crowd cheering ] [ grunts ] [ garth ] capital one bank. now with the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? >> good morning. temperatures on the mild side relatively speaking. which shoul
and take the moral bridge. the project is expected to be completed by next fall. >>> dc 530 has a launch party on thursday. it is the brainchild of upset her week -- of seth herwick. >>> peace in the middle east, talks are said to resume. we will tell you where and what will be discussed. >>> two highly anticipated movies will come out this week. >>> we could be looking at some patchy fog tomorrow morning and warmer temperatures down the way. we will look at the forecast in much [ male announcer ] are you watching cable? here's what you should be watching: your cable bill. because you could be paying way too much. stop spending more for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. and here's a special bonus: you'll also get the fios tv movie package and epix -- free for 12 months. and with this offer, there's no term contract required. if you don't love fios, cancel at anytime with no early termination fee. fios gives you the best channel lineup, superior picture quality and more hd... plus internet rated #1 in satisfaction, spee
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could know who will likely be the next mayor of d.c. and the next county executive of prince orge's county. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. it's tuesday, the 14th of september, 2010. a live look outside right now. nice day. 66 degrees. nice day so far, he said. let's find out what the rest of the day is going to be like. >> lookingood for the election. another day with quite a bit of sunshine. no fog this morning like we had yesterday morning. the atmosere dried out since then. right now just past 5:00 in the morning. 66 at national airport. ral areas of maryland and virginia, many locations upper 50s. near the bay, though, low to mid-60s. in the mountains, upper 50s. over the last 12 hours, a few high clouds drifting north an west. highs reaching the low 80s. 50s tomorrow morning. mostly sunny wednesday, near 80. area of low pressure will give us a small chance of a passing shower thursday night. perhaps into friday morning. weave to dry out a bit with highs near 80. now let's check traffic on this tuesday morning. jerry, how is it looking? >> looking good this morni
program in d.c. schools. the program could not account for more than $300 in administrative and training expenses between 2007 and 2009 and was consistently late in providing required financial status reports. but according to an audit by the u.s. department of health and human services. school officials say they have addressed issues in the audit and they plan to implement stronger controls. >>> coming up, of women making progress in the workforce? lawmakers look closely at the gender pay gap for bosses. >>> there is a new template that will take computer lovers by storm. today and "the oprah show", jenny mccarthy opens up boss: and now i'll turn it over to the gecko. gecko: ah, thank you, sir. as we all know, geico has been saving people money on rv, camper and trailer insurance... ...as well as motorcycle insurance... gecko: oh...sorry, technical difficulties. boss: uh...what about this? gecko: what's this one do? gecko: um...maybe that one. ♪ dance music boss: ok, let's keep rolling. we're on motorcycle insurance. vo: take fifteen minutes to see how much you can save on motorcycle,
, a little dog left to die in a cage in a dumpster. he was found on the streets in southwest dc. the dog is recovering at an animal shelter. karen gray houston picks up the story. >> he's a friendly dog but he's emaciated. he's about 10 pounds and heaviest and he ought to weigh 20. they've already named him thomas. >> reporter: the tiny poodle schnauzer mix is already making new friends at his new home. >> we just named him yesterday, we named him thomas. >> why thomas. >> after the maintenance man who found him. >> the dog was found behind an apartment complex on 22nd street in southeast. his cage is still next to the dumpster. it reeks of urine and feces. >> we were cleaning around the dumpster and we heard something crying so the gentleman pulled it out and put it on the side and i called animal control. >> reporter: his hair was all matted and dirty. he's been saved and groomed since. people who are living in the apartment complex where he was found are outraged he was tossed out to die. >> how could somebody do that to the dog? >> maybe somebody couldn't pay rent for the dog because
.com inside the weather section. >>> on this wednesday, the top two candidates in the mayor's race in d.c. are going head-to- head. adrian fenty and vincent gray are debating this afternoon in northwest d.c. brianne carter joins us from the site of the debate with a new chapter in the campaign that develop this morning with the release of a poll. >> we are in the home stretch of the primary -- of this with the primary two weeks away. they are going head-to-head. a number of supporters from both campaigns behind me. there's a new poll talking about who may be impacting voters. with the primary less than two weeks away -- [inaudible] >> the candidates are pulling out all the stops. one resident is basing her votes on one issue. sex education is key. i have three children. -- education is the key. >> 41% of registered voters look at the work of michelle rhee as a reason to reelect adrian fenty. 40% feel that she is one reason he should be gone. >> not a single issue why you should vote for one candidate or the other. >> people either love michelle rhee or hate her. >> a number of voters are
the future might hold. >> one night after d.c. voters umped mayor visetti, michelle ree is taking theblame. she is still considered a sing star among social circles. the question is how long will she be in charge of schools? >> one thing that's clear come november 4, there will be change. what's not certain, though, is what it will all mean for michelle ree. jt a few blocks away at the museum, there was a big film freeman e premier where her reform efforts were celebrated. the same efforts that could have her looking for a new job. >> you wake up in the morning and knokids are getting a real crap pi education right n. sdplz in t >> in the movie, she is highlighted in the film in hopes it will draw attention in particular. >> th someone will stand up and are willing to make the hard decisions. >> we made a lot of tough political decisions. a lot of thoseolitical decisions cost us political popularity. >> in 2007, adrian vicenti hired ree. d.c.'s outgoing mayor admitted to failing conseqnces in some of his potics, but they were not sure whether they ousted the mayor on education. >> i don't
of the problems that d.c. voters are requiring today. the snafus began and disappointed residents, even those running for office. sherri ly is live in northwest with details on that. >> reporter: the problem started as soon as the polled opened here in d.c. some likes didn't have pencils, the scanners weren't works and in d.c. with that hotly-contested -- contested mayor's race, the big question is whether the frustrated voters who left will return. >> reporter: in d.c., a bumpy start to election day and dozens left the polls. >> and we were hoping it didn't have the pickups and they did. they cast their vote again. >> and -- . >> from the beginning. we don't know that they coming back. >> reporter: the board of elections blamed new equipment for much of the problem. at the start of the day, some poll locations couldn't use voting scanners because of an issue verifying the serial numbers. turns out, they had bad instructions and, even mayoral candidate vincent gray got caught up in the trouble. >> there were numerous problems beginning with my own precinct, when i went to vote. >> you can fin
. they clashed on education. the d.c. schools have made the last four years and gray told the audience -- and said that michelle rhee would be retained in the gray administration. the primary in d.c. and in maryland is on tuesday. >> thank you very much. >> we want to give you a heads up. d.c. schools chancellor michelle rhee will be here live in the studio to talk about the mayor's race in washington, d.c., and we'll talk to the vice president of the washington teacher's union and d.c. councilman tommy wells as we take on education in the city, the number one issue for many of you tonight on fox 5 news at 10. >>> >> we now know more about the woman accused of running over two students in adams morgan, critically injuring them. the lump sources tell us that adams just left the bar where they were free and crashed into a restaurant. tonight, one of the vehicles is in -- victims is in grave condition. paul wagner is live at the scene with more. >> reporter: law enforcement forces tell fox 5 that adams was drinking and it's here and the district advertises a happy hour between 6 and 7:00
: it wouldn't matter, democrats always seem to win in d.c. and vincent gray's day was fielding questions much like the new mayor. >> whether people voted for me or not, they care deeply about the city and i want to try to engage them in how we bring the city together. >> reporter: first question on everybody's mind, will he keep michelle rhee, mayor fenty's hard charging education reformer. >> have you talked to michelle rhee and if you haven't, can you give us an idea of how that conversation will go? >> i placed a call to her and i didn't get her. i'm sure she's busy today, she's running the schools obviously. but we will talk. >> will you ask her to stay or will you wait until you hear her plans. >> we won't make any plans at all until after the general election. >> reporter: and it may be the least prosperous residents that cost fenty. he promised to work on the transition with gray. he declined to engage on what went wrong, from sweeping all wards four years ago to losing. >> i don't kind of space my tough decision-making and engagement out over a long period of time. i ran every day as
for that. >>> and a special need's student is taking dc public schools and the chancellor to court because she says that her former teacher fathered her baby. a test proves he is the father of the ten-month-old daughter. according to the court documents, at least five teachers knew about this relationship, but they never reported it. >> as this took place in a private school in dc, it would have been dealt with immediately. >> and here you have a young woman who is most in need. it's why she's in the school in the first place. and she is taken advantage of and no one helps her. >> she was placed on leave when the student became pregnant. but we found they were not liable by the school system because the student was 18 and the sex was consensual. >>> tonight, a woman accused of driving drunk is in jail and two women are in the hospital. the 23-year-old hit the victim near 18th street in florida last night. and this is what happened behind. this is what happened. she plowed into a restaurant. one woman is in critical condition. and the other suffered some serious injuries. luckily no one was
>> a bitter battle in the district still unfolding at this hour. results in a d.c. mayor's race just starting to come in. good evening everyone on this primary night. i'm shawn yancy. >> and i'm brian bolter. fox5 bringing you complete coverage. lets get to the numbers we have so far. >> the heated battle for d.c. mayor. as we understand it, the d.c. board of elections is going over final results right now. the final numbers right now just to double check everything. once we get the numbers we'll pass them to you. >> let's get to maryland to the prince georges race. jackson versus baker, you can see baker has 46% of the votes to michael jackson's 37%, dean coming in at 13%. only 24% of the precincts reporting there. >>> to the race for governor in the state of maryland, we are talking about the democratic primary, o'maly won the nomination with 89% of the votes. >> no surprise there with o'maley bringing in the democratic ticket. it is a rematch from four years ago, urich has won the nomination for governor of maryland with 78% of the vote. >>> we're following the race for us se
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patient bill of rights. >>> welcome the 2012 presidential election the person d.c. voters pick for the white house may not necessarily be the same one the district's electors vote for. the d.c. council approved a bill yesterday to have the city join the national popular vote pacts. that means that the d.c. three electionors would go with whoever -- electors who would win statewide. d.c. would join maryland and five other states in the pact if it's approved. so if you are a voter in d.c. or in maryland, how do you feel if your state went for one candidate but chose another? would you feel disin franchised or is it just a process needed to get rid of the elect oral college? if every state were to sign up, the presidency would be decided by the popular vote. tell us your vote at wusa9.com. >>> still to come, joining the fight. an annual summit surges d.c. neighbors to clean up our local rivers. >>> but first, overlooked savings. you may not know you have the ability to save big right in the palm of your hand. chevy chase bank is becoming capital one bank. with the most locations i
to andrea. >>> in less than two hours, voters will head to the polls in maryland and the district. in dc, mayor fenty is trying to fight off an intense challenge from city council chairman vincent gray. kristin fisher is live at the board of elections with more on this democratic primary contest. good morning, kristin. >> good morning, andrea. you know there is no republican challenger in this race. this is it are it. so whoever wins today will be the next mayor of washington, d.c. yesterday both candidates hit the trail hard. chasing down last-minute votes. by almost all accounts the mayor is in trouble. the latest poll showed him trailing gray. but both sides say their focus is on getting out the vote not the poll numbers. >> i can't pay attention to that. ry to pay attention to getting people out to vote. that's one of the most important things of all. and we are working hard on. that we are making calls and people knocking on doors an vans all over the streets of the city. the focus is on getting people out. >> since the polls are out they looked at both records and they are saying f
>>> voters in d.c. an in maryland head to the polls today to cast their vote in the primary. maryland voters also have big decisions to make. >>> also ahead, a virginia man found tied up and shot to death in his own home. police say it is the result after deadly dispute, all over a speed bump. we'll explain why. fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> we'll take a look at tower cam this morning on this tuesday morning. it is september 14. i'm sarah similar monday in for gurvir. let's get a check of our weather with tony perkins right now. beautiful day outside. >> great morning. great day today. we'll see fine weather conditions. i think the only feature of note will be some breezy conditions later on today. let's take a look. we'll show you the current temperatures around the region as we are in in the 50s and 60s. mostly in the 60s right now. your wind are light at this hour. out of the south at six milespe they will shift to out of the northwest a little bit later on today. barometric pressure is steady. here is a look at the sat rad. not a lot to show you. no precip
morning news. >> let's go straight back to tony. >> the flash flood warning is in effect for washington, d.c., montgomery county, southern anne arundel county, prince george's county, calvert county, fredericksburg, king george county, the city of alexandria, fairfax, falls church, arlington county, loudoun county, fauquier county. i'm reading this to you because this just broke and we don't have the map ready yet. prince william county, fairfax county, even fauquier county. this is a flash flood warning. this is in effect until 10:45 a.m. this moons that flooding is imminent or has been observed already. you want to know that. flash flood warning in effect for essentially all of the area. and a tornado watch now in effect -- let's see. i'll let you know how long that is in effect just shortly. that includes washington, d.c., anne arundel county, prince george's county. that is in effect until 1:00. let's get to max 2. we can show you that map there. the areas covered by the tornado watch in effect until 1:00 this afternoon. what that means is that conditions are good for the possibility of
. no problems op the inner loop as well at inbound new york avenue in dc. no problems throughout the district. back to angie. >>> if you are a redskins fan this morning and you have not heard it is time to celebrate. washington opening the 2010 regular season by winning a nail biter last night against the cowboys. here's how it ended. romo threw what would have been the winning touchdown as time ran out, but one of his lineman was called for holding redskins orakpo. day owens has reaction from fedex field. >> 101st first cowboys reskins game. wow! what can you say? it went down to the final play of the game. and when the smoke cleared, he red -- the redskins had a hard- fought victory. >> very pleased with our team. heck of a job when you move the bam ball like we did on offense it is hard to beat a good football team and we town a way to do that temperature proud of the total effort of the team. >> a huge went for us but at the same time we didn't play the way we are capable of playing. so that's a little discouraging but we will watch the film from this and get better. >> offensely we have
on to our weather page at tbd.com. >> four d.c. police officers have been injured in a two-car crash. this all happened around 11:00 last night on old fort road in allentown. police say the officers were on their way to work. there is no word yet on their conditions or what caused that accident. right now, it is 4:36 this early friday morning and we have about 76 degrees now. the sights and sounds from the hostage standoff. we'll hear from the first responders on that scene. a major traffic alert. metro is getting ready for the biggest shutdown in its history. first a check of traffic and weather every 10 minutes on this friday >> all right. welcome back, everybody. 4:39, friday, september 4. it is time either way for a check on traffic and weather every 10 minutes. >> tell us that hurricane earl is a pretty fast-moving storm, right? >> it is going to be out of here relatively quickly. tonight. we have a cold front that is going to help sweep things out of here and then clearing and much cooler temperatures as we enter the upcoming holiday weekend. as you head out to the bus stop, he
the district. a lawsuit filed this week alleging a former d.c. public school teacher had a long term sexual reporrelationship with a- year-old mentally disturbed teenager. dna tests confirmed that the 18- year-old is the father of the teachers baby girl. and if >> new paltz -- >> new calls in to the investigation that adrian fenty offered voters paid jobs in six -- in exchange for their support. suzanne kendeigh -- suzanne kennedy is live at the fenty campaign. >> instead of talking about why he should be reelected, adrian fenty is having to answer questions about allegations of voter impropriety. >> even has he shook hands with supporters and attended an event with the secretary of its -- with the secretary of education, there was no answer as to whether he offered voters to work for him in exchange for their votes. this young man says he was offered a job for $100 per day for 10 days if he voted for the mayor. >> this is an unsubstantiated allegation. no one has given us any names. we do training of all of our people -- all our people to let them know you cannot do anything in exchange fo
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